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is the perfect film overall. even if you know the ending, director ben affleck was so brilliant with the story telling that he can make you guess what is going to happen. that airport scene at the end, have you seen argo? >> no, i haven't. >> that scene was smooth as silk in real life according to real life cia agent tony mendez. but ben affleck added in the fictional hollywood elements but it blended so well and it was so engaging, i mean ben affleck fork saw gone, baby gone, that is the best thing he hfer directed. this is such a perfect fill name story environment. i love the story and through the power of cinema, we can learn about these amazing stories. i knew nothing about this story. >> number four? >> this is zero dark thirty. i can't officially review this film until january 11th. this and argo will be nominated for best picture and best director. director. this is about the search for osama bin laden. it is such an emotionally gripping film but the key here is the performance from jessica chastain. a lot of controversy right now. senator john mccain came out and said the torture scen
bowl of ben's chili. which is the better city? >> oh, no qep. always washington. always washington -- no question. always washington. always washington. >> ben's chili bowl, half smoke. this is the redskins first playoff game since 1999. that was the last time they were the nfc division champs. >>> thank you for watching 9news now at 6:00 a.m. good morning. i'm andrea roane. thinking about the ben's chili bowl. >> i keep thinking about it. >> why did you do that? >> good morning, guys. i'm mike hydeck. thank you for joining us over at ben's. >> we'll have that for breakfast. >> they have breakfast, too. it's excellent. olga breese is in for howard. how you doing? >> i'm doing great. winds are fairly light out of the west and variable at times. we're going to change things up, though, later on this afternoon. we're going to start to see more of a brisk breeze move on through. cloud cover is slowly sliding off toward the east, but this is really a slow and gradual progression for us. so it's going to be overcast as we head into the later portions of the morning. it does look like the
more than 100,000 children living in orphanages. if this adoption ben is signed into law, it will go in january 1. >> thank you. a symbol of the holiday season is shiny for a few more days. it is a bittersweet reminder of the closure of the steel mill. the star of bethlehem has been shining bright for more than 40 years. the operator went bankrupt. the plant is being sold off in pieces. the chief marketing officer says the company's decision to light the star one last time was done to show respect for the community. i do not care how uncool it sounds, but i used to love watching dick clark on new year's eve. this year, he will be part of the celebration. 288 new crystal triangles were added this morning. one of them was engraved with the words, dick clark. that is his widow. and he hosted the new year's eve celebration for more than 40 years before he passed away earlier this year. up next, a san which lawmakers believe should become official. -- a sand which lawmakers believe should become official. and some monkey business around the campfire. no small as for these. >> the ravens s
of starbucks covery while we here in washington have a nice hot bowl of ben's chili. which is the better city? >> no question, always washington. >> reporter: matt jablow, 9news now. >>> good morning. thank now watching 9news now at 5:00 a.m. i'm andrea roane. >> starbucks coffee, ben's chili bowl, not even close. i'm mike hydeck, thanks for joining us. good morning, monika. >> no contest. >> you grew up in
winner, not going to be leaving your state anytime soon. we'll tell you why ben affleck says he is not running for senate. >>> plus jessica simpson uses twitter to make an official announcement. of course if you read the tweet, you said i already knew that. >>> i'm meteorologist mike massco. this is our interactive radar. you can get it on the google play store and also the i-tune store. some rain and snow moving into the area. it's 33 right now and it's snowing to beat the band in the south. >>reporter: well, mike, the snow is making its way right up 95 right now. i'll let you know what traffic looks like on the beltway and 83 coming up on "good morning maryland." it's time to change the way we clean. it's time to free ourselves from the smell and harshness of bleach. and free ourselves from worrying about the ones we love. new lysol power & free has more cleaning power than bleach. how? the secret is the hydrogen peroxide formula. it attacks tough stains and kills 99.9% of germs. new lysol power & free. powerful cleaning that's family friendly. another step forward in our mi
wilson. both have surpassed ben roethlisberger's rating. if you add andrew luck to the mix, three rookie qb's playing in the post season. he's never seen anything like it. >> you take a look at 40 years in the national football league and all first round draft choices that play ten or more games, only 7 guys that's winning records and this year there's three guys with winning records. i can't really explain that. but all three quarterbacks playing at a high level. i think it's great for the game. i think it speaks highly about colleges and what they are doing with the passing attacks now to get them accustomed to the nfl and credit to these quarterbacks and how they play. >> sunday the redskins are on pregame show. all the inside angles as the skins take on the seahawks. the fox network pregame and kick off between the seahawks and redskins. >>> today college football. georgia and nebraska in orlando. start things in the second quarter. taylor martinez finds rex. nebraska built a 31-23 lead. the bulldogs erin murray is good. throws deep to chris conley. the two point conversion ties the
. tens of thousands celebrated at the eiffel tower. big ben rang out the old and rang and the new. the tradition continued in the big apple. tens of thousands welcomed 2013. kurt gregory, wbal-tv 11 news. >> a lot of fun around the world. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. what are your resolutions for 2013? you can share your response at wbaltv.com and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> 35 degrees at the airport. when you can see the rose parade. >> good news regarding hillary clinton. >> this is the beltway at baltimore national pike. there is a car right there. >> welcome back to 11 news today. 5:10. 42 degrees downtown. we have some clouds in place. people did not have to worry about bring to many heavy jackets. 38 in westminster. 34 in gaithersburg. many areas are starting off above the freezing mark. some sprinkles are starting to develop -- are trying to develop along the eastern shore. we are looking for a fairly dry pattern. details on this and a quiet first week of 2013. stay tuned. say they are confident that th
's kind of where they're going to stay today. as far as temperatures go right now, benning at 33 degrees. areas right in d.c. there at 37. high atsville at 32 degrees. aspen hill in montgomery county, coming in currently at 34 degrees. windchill ratings are low throughout the area. reading between 26 and 30 degrees. so bundle up if you will be going out. as far as where that storm system is that we're expecting, two areas of low pressure coming together. one producing light snow around areas of southern minnesota, the other producing rain around arkansas. the two will bring snow into the area starting about 2:00, 3:00 a.m. tomorrow morning. not bad today. 36 to 41 degrees, seasonable. we'll talk more about the storm, give you a detailed timeline when the snow will move in. right now, first 4 traffic. >> not bad out there for your early friday morning commute. things are looking great on the beltway. we're dealing with a problem in maryland right now. water main break, 355 southbound at cedar avenue. luckily, not causing a serious backup. toward the beltway, 109 high at as town. also grea
being taken and by americans over the past two decades. meet this family, adopting ben from russia in 2007 and right now they want nothing more than a siblings for him. since last year, they've been applying. >> it's a million pieces of paper. you laugh about it but it really is quite an intensive process. >> reporter: waiting for another child but this bill could bring an end to their dreams of adding to their family. >> now with this new development it all come to a screeching halt. >> hundreds of thousands of russian children are in orphanages. russian president, vladimir putin signed a bill this morning angry about a new american law targeting human rights violators. >> there's a great irony here in that america speaks out against human rights violations in russia and then russia sort of responds by potentially, denying many thousands of russian orphans the most basic human right of all which is a loving permanent family. >> reporter: the bill has angered some russians who argue that it victimizes children to make a political point. ben's father begging the president to think t
saying that their convictions were tainted by naked racism. >>> ben affleck's story about how there was a reduce by the cia and canadian government to get hostages released. now a canadian who played a critical role in the real-life drama has died. >>> call it blackmon in the nfl. lovie smith, one of the seven coach who's got fired after the regular season. 10-6 record. led the bears to the super bowl in 2006. other coaches getting the ax. romio crennel, chan gaily, ken whisenhunt. and andy reid. pat shurmur and norv turner. five general managers also got the ax. a tough day in the national football league. >>> something to watch during today's 104th tournament of roses parade. for the first time ever, the defense department has a float, a replica of the korean war veterans memorial in washington, d.c. >> is there something significant about the first day of the year? >> the season ended the day before. finished all their games. as soon as games are over, they fire everyone, clear house. the reason you fire so many coaches, in nfl, so much parreded onny. they have the same lev
and ways to connect. philadelphia. fireworks exploded over the delaware river... with the ben franklin bridg the backdrop. the city >>> that's what new year's looked like in philadelphia. fireworks exploded over the delaware river with the ben franklin bridge as the backdrop. the city had two displays one at 6 p.m. geared toward family and then of course the one add mitt night. >>> today's entertainment comes from a little football and a thing called the annual rose parade. >> cbs reporter louisa hodge is live in pasadena with fans out there. they are bringing in blankets and fire pits. looks like fun. >> reporter: the parade starts at 8:00 but 42 floats are lined up here. this is sort of the event before the event if you will. check the crowds. thousands of people came out this morning at the crack of down just to take a look at all of these floats up close and personal. you can see the detail on some of these floats. the judges announced the winners. the coveted sweepstakes trophy went to dole with fiesta parade floats but a san francisco- based company or oakland-based company, i sh
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: is there any possibility ben bernanke and tim geithner could both be replaced? from what i have read, they both have a background or some dealings with the basics and will street. my impression is they are in bed with big banks in wall street and favor them. their policies have always favored those guys. that may be part of the reason they were never held accountable for the things that happened five in 2008. guest: there is no doubt they did work together on the tarp legislation during the financial collapse of late 2008. ben bernanke was the chairman of the federal reserve. tim geithner it was the head of the federal reserve. i cannot remember whether ben bernanke's term is coming up in 2014. there is talk that tim geithner may be the next fed chair. it is quite likely we will have a new fed chair some time during obama's second term. host: when you say chatter, is this the white house getting that out to reporters? guest: like wall street, people talk. if ben bernanke were to leave the fed, tim geithner would be a natural candidate. it would be natural he would be considered. whether he woul
signal collars. the colts have andrew luck, the sea hawks have wilson. both broke ben roethlisberger's rookie record passer rating. it used to be the qbs spent time carrying the clip board but the class of 2012 has broken the mold. >> you take a look at 40 years in the national football league and you look at all first-round draft choices, there's only seven guys with winning records and all of a sudden this year there's three guys with winning records. i can't really explain that. but all three quarterbacks playing at a very high level. ipg it's great for the game. i think it speaks highly about colleges and what they're doing with the passing attacks now to get them more accustomed to the nfl. but it's also a credit to these quarterbacks and how they play. >> this sunday on fox, a special pregame show starting at 3:30. 4:00, we'll kick off the fox network coverage and at 4:30 it's kick off between the sea hawks and the redskins. >>> 2013, a new year and a fresh start, but the same old wizards. dc may have swept dallas on the football field but it's the opposite on the hard wood. wi
. but first, this closure on benning road southeast at dollar plus food store. inspectors shut it down reporting unsanitary conditions including no hot water, no sanitation supervisor, and no one who could even answer basic food safety questions. are you the manager? >> i said get out of the store. >> reporter: we're here to talk to you about the health department closure. the owner didn't respond. the same rules this apply to rest hasn'ts that cut -- restaurants that shut down the grocery store also apply to lick score stores that handle food. on chat's liquor at barracks row, they suspended their license for no hot water. hi, i'm russ ptacek with channel 9. we're here about the health department closure. at turntable restaurant on georgia avenue northwest, they're known for their jamaican style ox tails. inspectors closed the cafe and bar citing a dirty refrigerator, no food safety manager, and no hot water. >> okay. >> reporter: they showed us the hot water a clean kitchen, and proof of a food safety manager on duty. >> thank you. >> reporter: can you just show us the kitchen real q
for a giant celebration. in paris, tens of thousands celebrated at the eiffel tower. while in london, big ben rang out the old and rang in the new. the tradition continued in the big apple. tens of thousands welcomed 2013. kurt gregory, wbal-tv 11 news. >> that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. what are your resolutions for 2013? you can share your response at wbaltv.com and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> i would love to see a shot from space of all of the celebrations. >> check it out and google it. >> 6:09. 40 degrees at the airport. and hillary clinton is still in a new york hospital. >> the words to take off your list and some tips to stay safe. that is coming up in the bloomberg business report. >> the raider makes it look like rain is moving in -- the radar makes it look like the rain is moving in. >> we will check on the problems when we come back. >> live, local, late-breaking. you're watching wbal-tv 11 news today with stan stovall and mindy basara, double-team insta-weather plus with tony pann and ava marie, and sarah caldwe
at celebrations alongside big ben. fireworks exploded over the castle welcoming in the new year. >>> at the vatican the pope celebrated with a service at the basilica and gave thanks for 2012 and a look ahead to 2013. the pope marked the end of the year by saying despite all the death and injustice in the world goodness prevails. >>> and in amsterdam the celebration was as big. partiers were all over the public square welcoming in 2013 with family and friends. now, there may not be a crystal ball as in new york but the main square is a scene for an all out street party complete with fireworks and live music mike masco i got to ask is that not a place you would want to celebrate at least one new year. >> i tell you that's -- look at that. what's going on right now? >> that's a jet pack. that's the guy with the jet pack making laps around the pond. but i have to say amsterdam would be a unique place. >> it looks safe. >> really? yeah. everyone is having a good time together. working and playing well together would you go there to have a good time. >> i never went but friends went
school in that city was shut down, there were boycotts, protests, and ben chavis, a reverend -- still a reverend, called in to quell some violence. one night of rioting a white-owned supermarket was firebombed. chavis, eight other black males and a white female seeing on the screen now were convicted of arson and conspiracy and sentenced to a combined 282 years. no one was killed in the fire but convicted. and a few years later, one of the witnesses recanted his story from the trial and said that he was coerced and bribed, others did the same. their convictions were overturned and they were released after about eight years. just yesterday, north carolina governor bev perdue pardoned them and gave them a pardon of innocence. here's part of what she said. convic c convictions represent an ugly stain on north carolina's justice system that cannot be allowed to stand any longer. again, four of the wilmington ten have since died before they saw that statement from north carolina's governor. >> why did it take so long? >> it happened because, after probably 25, 30 years some notes were foun
of challenges will ben bernanke face in trying to keep interest rates low? >> he will face the challenge of a lifetime. we may be looking at generational lows for mortgages. >> ben bernanke would be one person to watch. tim cook, ceo of apple, is he a person to watch in the coming year? >> oh, is he ever. people think there is a steve jobs legacy. what would jobs do? this is what would cook do? he will come up with dazzling omg is what we're calling them, products. >> brand new senator coming to washington from massachusetts. elizabeth warren. what are you expecting from her? >> will she be a thorn in the side of banking or will she become the voice of the government against bankers? she wants to be the latter. i think she'll only be the former. >> secretary of treasury leaving. >> right. >> gone. tim giethneithner is saying i'm. give me the short list of people if you had the power to replace him. >> i'll give you the type of person, because i think this is who is in the running. a lot of executives in 2012 began to embrace the president after the big win. we need to see someone not nec
, but what about our favorite, steve moore here, what do you think? is 2013 going to turn the corner like ben bernanke and others are saying? >> i never like to bet against the american economy and there are so many spirits. and we haven't had a real recovery in four years. you get the feeling that the economy is ready to pop, but the countervailing argument everything washington is doing expansion. and i entirely agree with your previous conversation that energy and technology are just drivers of high powered growth, but the countervailing force i think follows the higher tax rates coming in 2013 and some of the regulations and obamacare are holding back business's willingness to expand and hire more workers. >> paul: not just the regulatory wave on health care, there's huge with dodd frank reform and huge pentup regulatory wave hit on energy. all kinds of rules hitting utilities and energy company. so who wins? washington or the private economy? >> well, i think, actually if you look at a couple of indicators, it's not good for at least the first half of 2013. one is business investment. bu
? is 2013 going to turn the corner in a better direction like ben better -- bernanke and the other head chairs are saying? >> we haven't had a real recovery in four years. we really haven't. you just get the feeling that the economy is ready to pop. the argument though is everything washington is doing is holding back this expansion. that'sou the frustration investors and businesses feel. on the positive side you have the energy -- i highly agree with your conversation that technology are just drivers ofy high how perked -- high powered growth. but the force are the higher tax rates that are coming in 2013 and some of the regulation s in sew bough ma care are holding back -- in obamacare are holding back the willingness to expand and hire morene workers. >> and there is going to be a huge regulatory wave to finish out the dodd frank financial reform. there is a hugee, pinned up wave on energy. all kinds of rules hitting utilities and energy companies. so who wins? washington orng the private economy? e >> i think actually if you look at ate couple of indicators it is not good for at le
they are going out trying to find a relief for whatever pressures they have. >> i know a few. >> ben smith said he has friends who have had to pay the price for a dui arrest. >> it's expensive. i'm hearing different numbers. last time that i had a buddy, like $6,000 or something like that. i've heard $10,000. >> businesses like the pier 15 restaurant and bar say they will call a cab or drive a customer home themselves. they say it's worth it for both patron and customer. >> that's why we have returning customers all the time because we do care about our customers. >> they are offering water in between drinks and saying do you have a ride home? >> and this through years eve, jessica said she's avoiding the drive all together. >> on new year's eve we are going to a house party and we are all sleeping, spending the night there. >> a local law firm will provide free cab service in san francisco on new year's eve and bart will provide extended service until 3:00 a.m. reporting in san rafael, allen wong, abc7 news. >> lots of resources out there. new this morning, same sex marriages are now legal in
ben. the london eye, a massive ferris wheel over the capital city also played a key role in the fireworks show. now, across the channel, the city of lights celebrated the new year along the champs elysees. authorities banned the forks displays for the night. >> look how much fun they are having. >> while we slept. >> i was in france for bastille day when i was in college. i hope to never do that again. it was terrifying. everybody had their own forks that they were throwing at each other. >> was that legal? idon't know. as an outsider looking n i was terrified. >> you have had so many adventures. >> he has some crazy stories. nothing last night. i had to go to bed. >> no fireworks for you last night. >> things got kind of crazy at 2:00 in the afternoon yesterday. more on that coming up. >> really? >> no, nothing. 15 in chicago. 35 in boston. the colder air in chicago, the 15, that colder air headed in our direction. it won't be teens but we will be looking at high temperatures in the 30s starting tomorrow. one or two showers. move of that is not touching the ground. one o
sliding just to our south. on the temperatures we are at 45 degrees and anacostia and benning, average now is 44 degrees. so despite the clouds, some seasonable conditions today. cooler spots currently bethesda, colesville, 39 degrees. a look at your good night forecast. cool one as we drop 35 to 38 by 11:00 p.m. and wait until you see how cold tomorrow is looking. i will have that forecast coming up in just about ten minutes. >>> memorials are growing in honor of an officer killed in the line of duty. officer chris young died after colliding with a van yesterday in bristow yesterday afternoon. he served in the marine corps and spent seven years on the force in prince william county. we are going to have a look at how young is being remembered in the community that he served. >>> tonight police investigating an attack on a metro bus. officials say a woman was stabbed in the chest around 2:15 in the morning in anacostia. metro official space the suspect got off the bus and ran away. police are now reviewing security tapes from the bus to try to identify the person responsible. >>> worshiper
. ben's father beg president putin to think twice before signing the bill into law. >> just from father to father, president putin, i just ask that, as a father, just to consider what's happening to the families that are in process. let us at least go through the process of bringing home our children. >> reporter: right now it's estimated that 1500 kids are in the process of being adopted. if this law goes into effect january 1, those adoptions could come to a screeching halt. in the newsroom, melissa mollett, news4. >>> john mccain condemned the new legislation, calling it shameful and appalling. in a statement he said the effects are cruel and malicious. thousands of babies and children who had a chance for a loving home and better future will now be denied that opportunity. to punish babies and children over a political difference between our governments is a new low, even for president putin's russia. >>> more people wanting a chance to attend the inaugural ball next month, the limited number of tickets, the official ball will take place january 21st at the washington convention cen
. >>> anthony hopkins is turning 75 years old. ben kingsley is 6. diane von forts burglary is turning 56. >>> value kilmer is 53. jason campbell turns 31 today. and gymnast gabby douglas is 17. [ female announcer ] pillsbury crescents on their own are fantastic but add some sauce, pepperoni and cheese and fold up the crescent dough...and presto! tuesday night just became crescent pizza pocket-tastic pillsbury crescents. let the making begin here's a better idea. pillsbury grands! flaky layers biscuits in just 15 minutes the light delicate layers add a layer of warmth to your next dinner. pillsbury grands biscuits let the making begin. >>> good morning. 5:45 if you are just waking up this new year's eve morning it is chilly once you poke your nose outside. that could be true tonight. >> my dogs don't mind, they have the fur coat working for them. but it is a little bit breezy. temperatures in the 20s, so it is feeling like the lower 20s when you factor in a bit of that breeze. the good news is though, nowhere near the winds we had to deal with yesterday. the forecast on the cool side is g
. >>> we're going to be heading >>> the u.s. consulate in ben gauze i would have had a poor security in a threat environment flashing red. that's the conclusion of a new senate rot on an attack that killed an ambassador and three other americans. the senate committee on homeland security and government affairs released the bipartisan report today. that report levels a major portion of the blame on the state department for failing to respond to repeated requests from u.s. staff in benghazi for more security, but the committee also found fault with the intelligence community, the defense department, the white house and congress. >> the terrorists essentially walked into the com pound, virtually unimpeded and set it ablaze due to extremely poor security. >> looking back, i would say we should have closed this facility. >> the report also notes that the administration also gave inconsistent -- the intelligence community drined to provide unclassified talking points for public consumption. >>> now to a developing story involves secretary of state hillary clinton. we just learned doctors e
? >> why mess up a good thing. stop printing money, ben bernanke. adam: that is all the time we have got for you today. "the willis report" is next, have a great thursday. gerri: tonight get ready, folks. we arwe're going over the fiscal cliff and lawmakers are just picturing about it, they are not trying to fix it. we have some great ideas to fix the fiscal cliff blues. try flying first class and don't pay for it. welcome to "the willis report." hello, everybody. i am gerri willis. tonight congress is pushing america up a fiscal cliff of its own making. president obama and the senate back in washington today trying to get some kind of a deal done, that is what they say, but nothing will likely come in time. harry reid spent the day moaning about how bad of a speaker john boehner is good the house is set to return sunday afternoon just one day before the end of the year. nearly 90% of americans will be hit with $500 billion in tax hikes and spending cuts. as we head off a cliff, what can you and your family expect come january 2? president of the american action reform joins me now. so,
at the eiffel tower while in london big ben rang out the old and rang in the new. and the tradition continued in the big apple. tens of thousands crammed into times square to officially welcome 2013. >> isn't that sweet? there is much more news coming your way. we are going to continue to follow developments on the fiscal cliff. mara schiavocampo is next. once again the house caucus going in at 1:00 this afternoon. i'm chris jansing. see you back here tomorrow at 10:00 a am eastern for jansing & company. have a happy new year. i have lost 101 lbs on weight watchers online. i just got started and i'm like "hey, that first 20 came off, well it wasn't too hard at all." i love breads. you can still eat bread. i love my sweets. i can still have a cookie on weight watchers. i love the barcode scanner. occasionally, i'll use it at the bar. of course! that's what it's for, right? bar code. oh i think i'm never going there again. i feel healthy. and just...young again. [ female announcer ] weight watchers online. the power of weight watchers completely online. join for free today. i'm here to unleash
by a wide margin, and replaces retiring democrat ben nelson. deb fischer, welcome and congratulations. >> thank you, judy. great to be here. >> woodruff: given the spectacle we're watching in the congress right now and the last few years and the low regard we know the american hold of congress, are you sure you want this job? >> oh, yes. there is so much that we need to do. we just need to roll up our sleeves and get to work. in nebraska we're very fortunate. we have a nonpartisan unicamral. we have experience with working with republicans and democrats. we've been able to get a lot done in nebraska. i hope i can bring that here to washington as well. >> woodruff: you obviously have not been a part of the senate that has been voting the last few days, but if you were sitting in the senate right now, would you have voted for the version of the fiscal cliff deal that the senate voted on last night? >> i haven't been part of those discussions. like most americans, i find it very, very frustrating to watch it. it's not what we expected. i can tell you that. the spending is a problem. when
. olga breese is in for bern ben. she has a tale -- for howard bernstein. she has a tale of two forecasts for this new year. >> we're starting off fairly reasonable this morning. it's been a little overcast. the temperatures have been on the mild side so that's always a treat. it's cool outside. don't be fooled but it's not quite as cold as what we've been experiencing the last couple of nights. let's take a look at our radar and i'll show you where the moisture is sitting right now. it's basically south of the region. it's a storm system we've been tracking the last couple of days. it's developing along the gulf coast and it's starting to slide past the east. most of us will stay dry. the further north and west you are of town, the lesser your opportunities of seeing any of these sprinkles today. as we get in toward the afternoon, though, however, i think we'll see a possibility for the sprinkles to get closer to the beltway. temperatures right now are in the upper 30s and lower 40s. we're going to sit right around 42 degrees through the afternoon with a spot shower possible. areas that
retiring democrat ben nelson. deb fischer, welcome and congratulations. >> thank you, judy. great to be here. >> woodruff: given the spectacle we're watching in the congress right now and the last few years and the low regard we know the american hold of congress are you sure you want this job? >> oh yes. there is so much that we need to do. we just need to roll up our shreves and get to work. in nebraska we're very fortunate. we have a nonpartisan uni camral. we have experience with working with republicans and democrats. we've been able to get a lot done in nebraska. i hope i can bring that here to washington as well. >> woodruff: you obviously have not been a part of the senate that has been voting the last few days but if you were sitting in the senate right now would you have voted for the version of the fiscal cliff deal that the senate voted on last night? >> i haven't been part of those discussions. like most americans i find it very, very frustrating to watch it. it's not what we expected. i can tell you that. the spending is a problem. when i campaigned last year-and-a-h
writing her answers about ben ghazi, quote, can come later. a full recovery is what's important now. new york democrats insist the former senator will rebound. >> she's as tough as nails. she's strong and resilient. i know that we wish her a very speedy recovery. >> reporter: her husband, former president bill clinton, is believed to be at the hospital. her daughter, chelsea and nbc news special correspondent acknowledged well-wishers on twitter saying, thank you all for sending good thoughts my mom's way. grateful to all her doctors and that she'll make a full recovery. >> and this is not the first time secretary clinton has dealt with a blood clot. she had one in her leg in 1998. >>> a taliban leader in afghanistan is threatening prince harry, the terrorist described the prince as a jackal who wants to kill innocent afghans while drunk. harry is on his second tour or duty in afghanistan as a pilot. the taliban gave an exclusive interview. and he vowed to kill as many troops as possible before british troops leave afghanistan next year. and prince harry ice brother prince william called
in the book that had an impact on you is seeing the broadway show "ben franklin in paris." why? >> i volunteered to go to vietnam, it was an advisory effort, it was not leading u.s. combat troops. a lot of people told me i was crazy. what are you doing this for? there is no career enhancement for you going over there and advising them and that sort of thing. i told them they don't understand. it is a sense of duty. i'm an instrument of war. i was not articulating my possession well. then i saw "ben franklin in paris" and this wonderful last scene where ben franklin stands up about how will i find those americans then. will they love liberty given it to their crib for nothing. if you are not free you are lost without hope. and are they willing to die for it? that is one question that you have to ask, are you willing to die for it and the answer must be, yes, sir, i would. that is why i was going to vietnam. i have never forgotten those words. >> there's another point where you talk about the civilians in washington seeing too many rambo movies. >> there was an element pressuring, i fe
. >> schlep, tag, josh, ben, matt. >> yes. >> craig? >> yes! >> oh, yes, thank you! >> you did it! >> do we have the election night? a photo kathy sent me on election night and told me to show it to david gergen in the midst of our election coverage. >> i love gary tuchman. >> he's an amazing reporter. >> obviously you are angry with him to send him groundhog day style to top town in maine where he drops a minow in a bucket. ryan, ryan, screw you! we do a better broadcast because we improvise and we're real! >> how is it going? nice to see you. i almost wore this, psy. i was this close to wearing this. >> this is not awkward at all. this is great. >> who was that? >> that was m.c. hammer. >> no, really? >> yes. ♪ babe, i got you babe ♪ i got you babe >> i started sexting george stephanopolous. >> really? >> yeah. >> i'm not the only one you sext? >> no. >> this person says can anderson get in a word once in a while? >> you're like ike turner. "liz and dick" was fantastic, she had on the joan collins wig it was heaven on a stick. >> you hardly talk to me anymore, who do you come through
with nebraska senator ben nelson who is retiring after two terms. >>> retiring senator nebraska ben tell me sop. years that began with the 2003 recount and reended with re-election of president obama. if you could think of the adjective to describe these years what would it be? >> clearly interesting. challenging. sometimes totally frustrating. but also full of opportunities for the country. there was some good times during the twelve years laced together with some that weren't so good. 9/11, the anthrax scare. there were positive things as well, the election of president obama, i thought it was a positive statement for the country and moving forward in a way that we have tried to move forward out of face -- fiscal as by now we came out of a fiscal as by during the times. it's a hodgepodge during at love different things. i couldn't imagined to have been here during a better time. >> let me get deeper and ask you tell me what was the high point of the entire service? >> the high point was when we can work together. and maybe the single event that process that would embody that was the gang of f
report out about the ben ghazi, libya attack. it -- benghazi, libya attack. some republicans have questioned whether the president's staff may have rewritten the statements for political reasons. >>> 7:49. tonight, vigils will be held in two east bay communities for a young woman what died after being gang raped in india. the attack has sparked outrage for demonstrators calling for more protection from women. and local will hold a vick criminal at the hindu tell -- vigil at the hindu temple. >>> oakland police are offering a reward up to $15,000 for information leading to a conviction in the fatal shooting of a teenaged girl. police say 15-year-old jubrille johnson and a 14-year-old boy, a male friend, were walking to the coliseum b.a.r.t. station in east oakland sunday afternoon when they were shot in broad daylight. jubrille johnson was killed. the 14-year-old was shot in the foot and is expected to recover. now howard jorden is asking for the community's help identifying the shooter who may be as young as -- as young as 13. >> it's very, very, disheartening and embarrassing to
, benning your legs like that, and with the concussion, one of the things she was told was to rest. not easy for her to do, i can tell you for a fact. that may be part of the inactivity. >> and we don't know what the cause is. back in 1998, it was deep vain thrombosis. >> dvt, a clot in one of the leg veins, in and of itself, not a problem, but it can break off and go to the lungs, called a pulmonary embolism, she is on blood thinners, and you treat the brain clot. this is within one of the blood vessels in her legs. they haven't told us. >> what do they do about this? once you have had an episode of dvt, what's the treatment? >> blood thinners, you want to tip the balance a little bit so you are more likely to break up the clot. the downside, rumor likely to bleed if you injure yourself. it's a careful balance and that's the monitoring in the hospital right now. >> i heard people say if you travel a lot you should take the low-dose aspirin is that true? >> baby aspirin. a lot of people take it for all sorts of reasons. >> i like the flavor. >> orange. >> orange flavor. >> and it will keep y
. congressman dan boren of oklahoma and congressman ben chandler of kentucky. both members will be greatly missed and i appreciate their service on the intelligence committee. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back. the gentleman from michigan. mr. rogers: could i inquire how much time remains? the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from michigan has 5 1/2 minutes remaining. mr. rogers: i would yield myself as much time as i might consume. again, i want to thank my ranking member, both staffs in the intelligence committee, for the long hours, hard work, and thorough detailed work on the budgets and the classified annex of this report. it will allow us, and i think it should, alleviate many of the concerns of -- good concerns of mr. kucinich and others who are concerned about these activities. and again i think it's important to reiterate that we have the same concerns. which is why we are so thorough and why we have joined together in a bipartisan way to increase the level of congressional oversight, to increase our impact and influence on the policies of the intelligence commu
whatever the fiscal cliff, a term coined by ben bernanke. john is on the phone from connecticut. caller: i think it is good, but i think we should have gotten a deeper -- i would have liked to have seen 250. i also find its disturbing it sound like we are being referred to as the people instead of fellow americans -- i find it disturbing it sounds like we are being referred to as the people instead of fellow americans. it sounds like congress is a noterent body, n.yand they are representing us, and i hope they will turn it around and start representing the people's will. >> you heard the back-and-forth. we expected the house to double out 30 minutes ago, but the last minute speeches by democratic and republican members dealing with the issue of hurricane sandy and the $60 billion package that as part of the relief effort -- the house is back tomorrow. the future of the legislation remains uncertain. jack joins us from idaho. i would say good evening, because it is morning in washington but evening in idaho. >> witnessing this spectacle, it strikes me the total rancor -- when boehner is try
of the wall street journal. >> we will break away. live now to the capital. that is senator ben nelson from nebraska, retiring, make your marks on c-span. -- making remarks on c-span. thank you. we thought we would catch a moment of his comments, which were brief. we're standing by four senators coming back from their party caucuses. caller: the other thing is harry reid has not voted on over 40 bills the republicans have put up there, and he blames republicans. , isopod you were supposed to bring bills up there and talk about them and vote on then. they have not pass a budget in over four years. they are not being responsible for that. guest: that is what makes him such a powerful figure. they said we sent you the legislation that would help the deficit cannot help create more jobs, and democrats in the senate have not acted. democrats say those are partisan bills with no bipartisan support. that is why the leader -- senate leader reid is going to be at the white house today because his signing off on anything is vital. guest: one of the things we sell was financial markets to end it out m
tatum, of course. he really ruled it. you also saw ben affleck who is always a hot guy in hollywood. blew people away with his direct orrial skills, daniel day lewis as "lincoln," hugh jackman in "les miserables" and ann hathaway, of course. i saw it last night. it blew me away. >> what about music? >> one of the best years like ever for taylor swift. >> ever, ever! >> she had "we're never ever getting back together," the best kiss-off anthem ever. that was number two on my best songs of the year list actually. and gotier who came out of nowhere from australia with somebody i used to know, this very odd duet that sort of took over the charts. we also had fun with "we are young," this new rock trio that had a song called "some nights" and carly rae jepsen. "call me maybe." you can listen to it on the treadmill for the entire 40 minutes and it works. >> we haven't even mentioned gangnam style yet. >> are we ready to retire? come the new year -- >> i say that until it comes on the radio. >> i see willie with one of these. >> we'll be singing it tonight. >> happy new year. we're back af
ben franklin as i did yesterday, those who give up their liberty in order to have security, as ben franklin said, really don't deserve either. the two are not mutually exclusively, mr. president. we can do both. that's what the constitutional teeter-totter has always been about. security of the country here, protecting our libs liberties over here. what senator udall and i contend this morning is that without access to information about critical questions such as whether an estimate even exists as to how many law-abiding americans have had their communications swept up under fisa, we can't answer the question as to whether the constitutional teeter-totter is in balance. so i hope my colleagues will vote for this amendment, given the events of yesterday. colleagues, this will be the last opportunity, the last opportunity for five years to exercise some modest measure of real oversight over this program. i hope my colleagues on today a bipartisan basis will support this amendment. mr. president, i yield the floor. mrs. feinstein: mr. president, i believe we have -- how many minutes?
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